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The Serverless Revolution: Why and How The Movement Will Allow Teams to Deploy With More Velocity and Confidence

Drive DevOps success with better, more informed decisions based on real-time facts, not opinions. Summary Serverless or Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) design patterns have been picking up steam. With the recent release of KNative from Google Cloud, let’s take a closer look at the serverless movement. The serverless movement has recently received another jolt of momentum with Google’s recent release of KNative. ...

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5 Small Business Website Builders

Establishing web presence is a must for any business that has long-lasting goals and perspectives. With such an amazing variety of companies specializing in the same niches, beating the competitors becomes even more complicated than it has been a couple of years ago. Thus, it is close to impossible to withstand niche competition without a quality website that will present ...

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CORS Headers, Preflight & Performance (ie. How to get rid of the OPTIONS calls)

Monetate personalizes hundreds of millions of page views each day. To do that, we take hundreds of data points into account (e.g. weather, geolocation, inventory information, population density, past behavior, etc.), make a decision, and then personalize the page (e.g. content, product recommendations, etc). But this means that our client’s web sites don’t render until after we’ve made our decisions, ...

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Who Is a Fullstack Developer?

These days it is very common to see the job title “Fullstack Developer” on LinkedIn. Job adverts, developers or even wannabe developers are using this term quite a lot. Recruiters are looking for that jack of all trades while programmers are bragging about mastering the whole palette of technologies that usually goes into an application. Knowing I am a little ...

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How to improve your website search ranking in seven easy ways

A website’s performance on SERP is the primary reason why most website owners chase after SEO, especially because SEO is not a one-off solution. While you may rank high for a particular search term, the ranking may deteriorate for a different search term. In this tutorial, you will see how to improve your website search ranking in simple steps. Practicing SEO ...

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Clean Code Principles: Be a Better Programmer

“My code is working well, the website I built is looking great, and my client is happy. So why would I still care about writing clean code?” If this sounds like you, then read on. A little while ago, I was having a discussion with one of my friends, Kabir. Kabir is an experienced programmer. He was working on a ...

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Working of the measurement protocol

What is ‘Measurement Protocol’? Measurement protocol is a set of rules which the application must follow in order to send raw hit data directly to GA server. What is a ‘Measurement Protocol Request‘? In order to make an HTTP request to the GA server (for sending in the raw hit data directly), the HTTP request needs to be formatted according ...

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The Right Way to Architect Single Page Web Applications

Lets face it, Web Apps are a complex and complicated beast, both on the front end and back end. The reason we had to come up with so many frameworks and libraries (angular/backbone/react/vue/marionette/require.js/etc.) is that the whole process is quite difficult and convoluted. Once your app starts to scale in complexity, even the best of ideas and best practices in ...

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